Spring 2015

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
PORT 231-01 Portuguese Conversation and Composition
Instructor: Edvan Brito
Course Description:
Advanced practice in oral and written Portuguese. In-class work focuses primarily on oral practice through presentations and class-wide discussions of these presentations, of current events, readings and films, as well as small group practice emphasizing everyday situations. Out-of-class work focuses on writing and revision of compositions with emphasis on both grammar and style. Prerequisite: 116, 115 or permission of the instructor.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 318
Courses Offered in SPAN
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
SPAN 101-01 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Edvan Brito
Course Description:
This course is designed for students who have never taken Spanish previously. The course focuses on all four language skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with an emphasis on vocabulary development and listening comprehension development. Prerequisite: No prior study of Spanish and permission of department.
0930:MTWRF   BOSLER 314
SPAN 101-03 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Edvan Brito
Course Description:
This course is designed for students who have never taken Spanish previously. The course focuses on all four language skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with an emphasis on vocabulary development and listening comprehension development. Prerequisite: No prior study of Spanish and permission of department.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 314
SPAN 104-01 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Julie Lesman
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 116.
0830:MTWRF   BOSLER 319
SPAN 104-02 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Julie Lesman
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 116.
0930:MTWRF   BOSLER 319
SPAN 104-03 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Antonio Rivas Bonillo
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 116.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 213
SPAN 104-04 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Jenni Sharkey
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 116.
0930:MTWRF   BOSLER 309
SPAN 104-05 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Jenni Sharkey
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 116.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 309
SPAN 104-06 Elementary Spanish
Instructor: Abraham Quintanar
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 116.
0830:MTWRF   BOSLER 314
SPAN 116-01 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Jenni Sharkey
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
1330:MTWRF   BOSLER 309
SPAN 116-02 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
0930:MTWRF   BOSLER 305
SPAN 116-03 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 305
SPAN 116-04 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Tina Antonicelli
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 319
SPAN 116-05 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Erin McNulty
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
0830:MTWRF   BOSLER 213
SPAN 116-06 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Alberto Rodriguez
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
0930:MTWRF   BOSLER 321
SPAN 116-07 Intermediate Spanish
Instructor: Alberto Rodriguez
Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Spanish 104. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on writing and speaking. Prerequisite: 104, 108, or placement by department.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 321
SPAN 230-01 Advanced Grammar
Instructor: Julie Lesman
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' formal knowledge of Spanish by reviewing and studying the more challenging grammatical structures. The course will also work on development of skills in reading, oral expression, and vocabulary development. The purpose of the course is to equip students with the formal grammatical background necessary to be successful in courses on Hispanic literatures, linguistics and cultures. Prerequisite: 116, 120, or the equivalent.
1030:MWF   BOSLER 306
SPAN 230-02 Advanced Grammar
Instructor: Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' formal knowledge of Spanish by reviewing and studying the more challenging grammatical structures. The course will also work on development of skills in reading, oral expression, and vocabulary development. The purpose of the course is to equip students with the formal grammatical background necessary to be successful in courses on Hispanic literatures, linguistics and cultures. Prerequisite: 116, 120, or the equivalent.
1230:MWF   BOSLER 319
SPAN 230-03 Advanced Grammar
Instructor: Erin McNulty
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' formal knowledge of Spanish by reviewing and studying the more challenging grammatical structures. The course will also work on development of skills in reading, oral expression, and vocabulary development. The purpose of the course is to equip students with the formal grammatical background necessary to be successful in courses on Hispanic literatures, linguistics and cultures. Prerequisite: 116, 120, or the equivalent.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 313
SPAN 230-05 Advanced Grammar
Instructor: Hector Reyes Zaga
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' formal knowledge of Spanish by reviewing and studying the more challenging grammatical structures. The course will also work on development of skills in reading, oral expression, and vocabulary development. The purpose of the course is to equip students with the formal grammatical background necessary to be successful in courses on Hispanic literatures, linguistics and cultures. Prerequisite: 116, 120, or the equivalent.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 306
SPAN 231-01 Fiesta: Rituals and Celebrations in Hispanic Cultures
Instructor: Mark Aldrich
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' writing skills in Spanish. In this course students will learn about some of the major festivals and rituals that are central to Hispanic cultures. We will study different kinds of fiestas in Spain and Latin America from multiple perspectives, and will strive to understand many of their multiple roles in terms of community, religion, entertainment, and even tourism. Part of our learning will develop from representations of fiestas in visual arts, literature, first person accounts, and popular media.
0930:MWF   BOSLER 213
SPAN 231-02 The Crime Novel in Hispanic Context: Trends and Topics
Instructor: Antonio Rivas Bonillo
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' writing skills in Spanish. The topic of this section of 231 is twentieth-century crime fiction. Throughout the semester students will read different examples of the genre from Hispanic works that will lead to the exploration of topics such as politics and power, history and identity. In addition to readings, students may be asked to watch films outside of class. Both in class and homework assignments approach writing as a process, and students will engage in drafts, peer editing, and revisions of their work.
1330:MR   BOSLER 319
SPAN 231-03 Fiesta: Rituals and Celebrations in Hispanic Cultures
Instructor: Mark Aldrich
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' writing skills in Spanish. In this course students will learn about some of the major festivals and rituals that are central to Hispanic cultures. We will study different kinds of fiestas in Spain and Latin America from multiple perspectives, and will strive to understand many of their multiple roles in terms of community, religion, entertainment, and even tourism. Part of our learning will develop from representations of fiestas in visual arts, literature, first person accounts, and popular media.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 319
SPAN 231-04 The Crime Novel in Hispanic Context: Trends and Topics
Instructor: Antonio Rivas Bonillo
Course Description:
The primary goal of this course is to develop students' writing skills in Spanish. The topic of this section of 231 is twentieth-century crime fiction. Throughout the semester students will read different examples of the genre from Hispanic works that will lead to the exploration of topics such as politics and power, history and identity. In addition to readings, students may be asked to watch films outside of class. Both in class and homework assignments approach writing as a process, and students will engage in drafts, peer editing, and revisions of their work.
0900:TR   BOSLER 307
SPAN 238-01 Spanish for Business Professions
Instructor: Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required.
1030:MWF   BOSLER 307
SPAN 238-02 Spanish for Business Professions
Instructor: Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 321
SPAN 238-03 Spanish for Business Professions
Instructor: Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required.
0930:MWF   BOSLER 307
SPAN 305-01 Introduction to Literary Analysis and Theory
Instructor: Margaret Frohlich
Course Description:
This course introduces students to different methods of reading and analyzing literary and non-literary texts. These may include - among others-formalist, psychoanalytic, feminist, semiotic, and postructuralist approaches. Students will read both primary texts and theoretical studies, and they will be required to analyze texts themselves. Prerequisite: 231. This course fulfills the WR graduation requirement.
1330:TF   BOSLER 314
SPAN 305-02 Introduction to Literary Analysis and Theory
Instructor: Mariana Past
Course Description:
This course introduces students to different methods of reading and analyzing literary and non-literary texts. These may include - among others-formalist, psychoanalytic, feminist, semiotic, and postructuralist approaches. Students will read both primary texts and theoretical studies, and they will be required to analyze texts themselves. Prerequisite: 231. This course fulfills the WR graduation requirement.
1330:MR   BOSLER 314
SPAN 350-01 Latino/Latina Literatures
Instructor: Hector Reyes Zaga
Course Description:
Cross-listed with LALC 350-01.
1500:MR   BOSLER 314
SPAN 380-01 The Medieval Song
Instructor: Abraham Quintanar
Course Description:
Cross-listed with MEMS 200-01. Taught in English. This course introduces the student to the study of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern periods by examining the fusion of words and music produced in Medieval Europe. The core of the course uses modern technology to examine manuscript images, manuscript transcriptions, translations into English, and musical renditions. The material is studied comparatively and focuses on textual context, thematic convention (literary as well as musical), as well as cultural content.
1030:MWF   BOSLER 208
SPAN 380-02 History of the Spanish Language: Digital Humanities Blended Course
Instructor: Abraham Quintanar
Course Description:
This course explores the structural and historical evolution of the Spanish Language from Latin to the medieval period and its subsequent spread developments in Spain and Latin America. Both internal history (changes in phonology, morphology, syntax and the lexicon) and external history (socio-historical context) are examined. No previous knowledge of linguistics is assumed. A minimal knowledge of Latin may be helpful, though by no means required. This course is intended for majors and may useful students studying Spanish Linguistics as well as Spanish Literature. Spanish 380 is taught in Spanish.This course uses web based digital resources to enhance the learning experience. Additionally, digital resources and methodologies are employed that allow the student to acquire digital humanities skills to be used in producing a project. It is hoped that this skill will broaden the student's academic and professional portfolios.
1500:TF   BOSLER 209
SPAN 410-01 Cervantes' Don Quixote
Instructor: Alberto Rodriguez
Course Description:
An in-depth study of Cervantes' masterpiece. We will pay close attention to the narrative technique, the many innovations introduced throughout the novel, and the significance of Cervantes' creation for later developments in literature. The whole novel will be read in Spanish.
1330:W   BOSLER 314
SPAN 500-01 Antonio Soler and Contemporary Spain
Instructor: Mark Aldrich
Course Description:
 
SPAN 500-02 La marginalizacion y las fronteras en la narrativa de Antonio Soler
Instructor: Mark Aldrich
Course Description:
 
SPAN 550-01 Narratives of Salvadoran Women's Resistance Against a Constant Violence
Instructor: Margaret Frohlich
Course Description: